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MS Access Query - Nested IIF Statement isn't working

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I have a MS Access Query that contains a Nested IIF Statement, but it doesn't appear to be working with the 2nd IIF Statement.

Here is the syntax I have:

Month3: IIf([thedate]>#10/1/2013#,UCase(MonthName([themonth],True)) & "_2014_AEP",IIf([thedate]>=#10/1/2014#,UCase(MonthName([themonth],True)) & "_2014_2015_AEP",""))

What am I doing wrong?

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gdunn59
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PatHartman earned 300 total points
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You don't say what result you are getting but I can guess.

When you use an open ended condition such as > some date and you have multiple conditions, you must force them to be evaluated in descending order because  today's date for example 10/2/2014 is > both and so the first condition returns true and that's the end of that.
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The first IIF will overwrite the second like PatHartman explained, so you need to change them
Month3: IIf([thedate]>=#10/1/2014#,UCase(MonthName([themonth],True)) & "_2014_2015_AEP",IIf([thedate]>#10/1/2013#,UCase(MonthName([themonth],True)) & "_2014_AEP",""))

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by:gdunn59
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Gozreh:

That worked great:

Month3: IIf([thedate]>=#10/1/2014#,UCase(MonthName([themonth],True)) & "_2014_2015_AEP",IIf([thedate]>#10/1/2013#,UCase(MonthName([themonth],True)) & "_2014_AEP",""))

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gdunn59
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